LISA Armstrong has found her marriage to Ant McPartlin in the spotlight for much of the past 12 months. Unfortunately, The Sun's Bizarre column revealed the strain proved too much for the couple, who are divorcing after 11 years of marriage. Here is the lowdown on Lisa and her relationship with the much-loved Saturday Night Takeaway host. Who is Lisa Armstrong? What is her background? Lisa Armstrong, 41, was born October 26, 1976, in Oxford. She started her career as a dancer but in 1994 joined the band Deuce. Their debut single Call It Love was released in January 1994 and entered the UK charts at number 21, working its way up to peak at number 11. The band went on to release two more singles and an album before splitting up in 1997. When did Lisa Armstrong meet Ant McPartlin? How long have they been married? The couple met at a pop concert at Newcastle City Hall in 1994, when she was performing with Deuce and he was performing with his best pal Declan Donnelly in their … [Read more...] about Who is Lisa Armstrong? Ant McPartlin’s estranged wife and make-up artist for Strictly Come Dancing and Britain’s Got Talent
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BRITAIN'S Got Talent continues to capture the nation's imagination over a decade since it first appeared on our screens. Simon Cowell and the rest of the BGT gang are preparing to celebrate a landmark 12th series. When does Britain's Got Talent 2018 start on ITV? Britain's Got Talent will return on Saturday, April 14, 2018, on ITV. This means the grand final is most likely to fall either in the last week of May or the first week of June. As well as holding auditions around Britain, this year the producers went to scout talent in Benidorm, Spain. The show features several rounds of auditions which culminate in live shows aired on TV. Who is on the BGT judging panel? Simon Cowell returns to lead the judging panel once again. Last year's fellow judges - David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon - are all back too. These judges have been in place for the past six series, with Amanda and Simon remaining constant throughout the entire eleven-series run. For the first four … [Read more...] about When does Britain’s Got Talent 2018 start, will Dec host the show without Ant and which judges are returning this year?
ALESHA Dixon is a TV presenter, mum of one, singer and dancer. Here's everything you need to know about the star soon to return as a judge on Britain's Got Talent... Who is Alesha Dixon? Alesha Dixon, 39, is an English singer, dancer, rapper, model and television presenter. She is best known today as a TV talent show judge, having presided over Strictly Come Dancing and now Britain’s Got Talent. Alesha got her start in showbiz through her music career however, first in girl band Mis-Teeq and then as a solo artist. She is also a successful entrepreneur with her own clothing line, and is looking to expand her brand even further as an actress and author. She has six half-siblings - two half-brothers, and on her father's side, and three half-brothers and a half-sister, on her mother's side. In 2017 her half-brother John Lonergan was severely injured in a car accident that killed his best friend. In April 2018 she published her debut children's novel Lightning … [Read more...] about How old is Alesha Dixon, is she a judge on X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent, and what are her best songs?
Ant McPartlin will reportedly appear in prerecorded Britain’s Got Talent audition scenes alongside presenting partner Declan Donnelly. However, McPartlin is said to have been ruled out of appearing in the live episodes of the show later this year, following his decision to return to rehab after a drink-driving collision. A source told the Sun "All the footage that was created during the audition stages will air when the series starts again." The publication reported on Tuesday that Donnelly will present the live shows on his own, after his successful solo stint on Saturday Night Takeaway last week. “After last weekend the feeling is very much that Dec should take on BGT alone too – he did a brilliant job,” an insider revealed. "The bosses at ITV loved him and want him back on screens as soon as possible, and Simon Cowell totally agrees that he's the best man for the job rather than bringing in a new face." Donnelly and McPartlin usually present the … [Read more...] about Ant McPartlin ‘will appear in Britain’s Got Talent prerecorded scenes’
Ashley Banjo is returning to Britain’s Got Talent once again with a new group of dancing youngsters. The group, Diversity Juniors, are reportedly the brainchildren of Banjo, who won the show with Diversity in 2009. According to The Sun, the act – known as DVJ – have already been a hit with the judging panel and the audience at their auditions. A source told the publication: “Ashley really could make history here, Diversity Juniors are that good. “He’s very much behind the scenes but is certainly the driving force behind their success.” “It’s going to take something strong to beat them,” added the insider. The article also points out that the group are no strangers to the BGT stage having performed alongside Banjo and Diversity during the 2017 final. After that high-energy performance, Dancing On Ice judge Banjo did concede that he was “a lot younger when he started this” and that he was … [Read more...] about Ashley Banjo ‘hoping for Britain’s Got Talent glory once more with Diversity Juniors’